Buzzards Bay has a total population of 3,549 and a student population of 1,351. Of these students, 1,292 are enrolled in schools that offer engineering programs.
The largest engineering school in Buzzards Bay, by student population, is Massachusetts Maritime Academy. In 2010, Massachusetts Maritime Academy graduated approximately 61 students from its engineering program.
In 2010, 105 students graduated with an engineering degree from one of Buzzards Bay's engineering schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,766 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Buzzards Bay engineering schools was an average of $35,405 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $700 for engineering related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,917 per year, on average, for room and board at Buzzards Bay-based engineering schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Buzzards Bay after graduating from engineering school, you should know that job prospects for engineers in Buzzards Bay, which is the most popular engineering profession, are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 46 engineers in Massachusetts were working in the greater Buzzards Bay area. Buzzards Bay's engineer workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for engineers.
As an engineer in Buzzards Bay, you can expect to make an average salary of $82,750 per year. This is higher than the average salary for engineers in the state.